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Southern Kitchen & Bar

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41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
+1 828-251-1777
15:00 - 02:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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508 reviews
301 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had an enjoyable evening here recently. The menu is appealing. The service is great. The location is good for people watching if you choose to dine outside. I would definitely dine here again.

Thank JD28204
Yakima, Washington
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had an amazing meatloaf meal here and some southern style drinks. The meatloaf meal consisted of thin meatloaf stuffed with provolone & spinach, garlic-rosemary smashed Potatoes, mushroom sage gravy with collard greens. Tasty. They bill themselves as 'modern American comfort food' and they delivered.

Thank John C
New York, New York
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39 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed a meal at the bar. On Tuesdays they have $3 drafts. Started with the Deviled Eggs of which there were 6 halves and 3 different kinds of preparation. The jalapeño topped kind was my favorite and the others were nice. Moved onto the Shrimp & Grits for a main course. It was a different take on Shrimp & Grits... More 

Thank simontnyc
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Excellent shrimp and grits--- I could have had two servings! Ate inside, nice pub atmosphere, comfortable. If it had been a little warmer, the outside area looked inviting. Will come again.

Thank Laura A
Asheville, North Carolina
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This is my wife and I's favorite bar to go to in downtown Asheville. The outdoor patio is nice on a warm day, the indoors provides a nice atmosphere with great service, there's a room in the back with a pool table that also provides stand up comedy, and the food/drinks are absolutely excellent. Their sloppy joe and mac and... More 

Thank fasttrack8791
Cornelius, North Carolina
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98 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

They have a nice little patio at this corner establishment. Great for people-watching. Our time was very limited so we only had time for a quick pretzel appetizer and a beer, both of which were good but not enough to make me say wow. Friendly service though. Would definitely go back and would like to try some more food.

Thank jpharkey
Asheville, North Carolina
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49 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I love this place. Until this winter, I had only had drinks out on the patio. Then one night this winter, my husband and I were downtown having a date night and decided to grab drinks at the Southern before dinner elsewhere. We grabbed a spot at the bar and I got the Appalachian Bourbon & Ginger which was so... More 

Thank ashevillencgirl
2 reviews
Reviewed 17 January 2017

I am a local here in Asheville. Recently the Southern has been putting out some really really DELICIOUS food items. I have always liked going there, the outdoor patio is so relaxed, but still a place you can go for a nice day/night out. They have comedy shows and other events so I can say I have been there quite... More 

Thank sherry f
Rockville, Maryland
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

After a long drive, we were hungry hippos and decided to have a late dinner at The Southern Kitchen and Bar located in Downtown Asheville. There was nice well lit patio out in the front. The restaurant was accented with vintage patterned wallpaper and fairly large sizes mirrors. Tonight, all beers on draught were $3 but I didn't see anything... More 

Thank samanthaelizabeth44
Atlanta, Georgia
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136 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Arriving late in Asheville, we walked at this find from the Aloft. We were greeted by a biker type bouncer who was just as friendly as the staff. They have a cute outdoor cafe to have a beer and chat with friends. A great selection of cocktails (try the French Broad) and draft beer to suit everyone! The menu was... More 

Thank Liz N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-251-1777

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?